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Buddha, seated in the padmasana pose, in dhyana mudra, flanked by two donor figures and with a mandorla of the seven Buddhas of the past (fragment of a stele)

Accession Number
1964/1.89

Title
Buddha, seated in the padmasana pose, in dhyana mudra, flanked by two donor figures and with a mandorla of the seven Buddhas of the past (fragment of a stele)

Artist(s)
Chinese

Artist Nationality
Chinese (culture or style)

Object Creation Date
circa 500-550

Medium & Support
stone

Dimensions
9 1/4 in x 10 1/4 in x 2 1/2 in (23.5 cm x 26.04 cm x 6.35 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Caroline I. Plumer for the James Marshall Plumer Collection

Subject matter
The Buddha, seated in meditation, flanked by a donor on each side. The Buddha's mandorla (an almond-shaped aureole of light surrounding the entire figure)

Primary Object Classification
Sculpture

Primary Object Type
relief

Collection Area
Asian

Rights
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Keywords
Buddhas (visual works)
Buddhism
bas-relief (sculpture technique)

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